Laboratory and Chemical Safety

Learn to work safely with chemicals in your laboratory

This course outlines the basic practices and procedures to follow in U of A laboratories. It replaces two previous courses: Laboratory Safety and Chemical Safety.  

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Hazard identification and assessment
  • Hazard elimination and control
  • Physical, psychosocial and general lab safety
  • Chemical safety
  • Laboratory equpment
  • Waste management
  • Transportation
  • Emergency preparedness

All individuals working in laboratories are encouraged to take this course.

Prerequisite: WHMIS